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The 201st volume of popular Japanese manga series “Golgo 13” went on sale Monday, surpassing another Japanese comic’s record recognized in 2016 by Guinness World Records for the largest number of volumes published.

With the latest volume, Takao Saito’s comic about an assassin, running since 1968, passed “Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikoen-mae Hashutsujo” (This is the Police Box in Front of Kameari Park in Katsushika Ward), known as “Kochikame,” in terms of volumes published for a single manga series.

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